President Buhari Congratulates President Macky Sall of Senegal on Election Victory

President Buhari Congratulates President Macky Sall of Senegal on Election Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Macky Sall of Senegal on his re-election for a second term.

The President commends the people of Senegal on the successful and peaceful conduct of the presidential election, noting that the scenario of successful elections in West African countries is a sign of hope that democracy has come to stay in the sub-region.

While wishing the Senegalese people peace, stability and progress, President Buhari looks forward to working with President Sall to advance existing bilateral cooperation in various fields for the benefits of their citizens.

At the sub-regional level, the Nigerian leader expresses readiness to partner with his Senegalese counterpart to achieve greater progress in the economic, governance, peace, security and humanitarian fields.

Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President

(Media & Publicity)

February 28, 2019